The Hundred Foot Journey is a comedy/drama/romance hollywood movie based on a novel written by Richard C.Morais. it features an Indian and American cast including big names such as Helen Mirren and Om Puri alongside young stars Manish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon. It is directed by Lasse Hallstrom from a screenplay written by Steven Knight and produced by Dreamworks Pictures.
The Hundred Foot Journey is a story about an Indian family whose house gets destroyed in riots and they are forced to leave India. They decide to travel to Europe and open an Indian restaurant in a quiet village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in th south of France. the family’s restaurant ends up becoming fierce rivals with a nearby restaurant run by Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren).
The movie’s main character is Hassan, a young and talented chef who has a gift of uniting the two different cultural styles of cooking and manages to impress everyone around him. He also falls in love with the chef of his competitor’s restaurant Marguerite(Charlotte Le Bon).
The movie received mixed reviews from critics worldwide. It was appreciated for being alight hearted and positive film but some thought it was too soft and was nothing original.the movie will release in cinemas across Pakistan, including Cinepax, Atrium, Nueplex and Cineplex on 22 August.